With a Face Like That

Gopnik, Blake
May 2011
Newsweek;5/23/2011, Vol. 157 Issue 21/22, p80
The article discusses portrait painter Thomas Lawrence. He painted several notables from the Napoleonic era including King George IV of England and the Duke of Wellington. The author observes that Lawrence excelled at bringing out the personalities in is subjects. An exhibition of Lawrence's work entitled "Regency Power and Brilliance" will appear at the Yale Center for British Art through June 5, 2011.


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